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The Ministry of Energy HQ

The Challenges

Erection and completion of the Ministry of Energy Headquarters (H.O/D30/9759A) Construction of the Ministry of Energy Headquarters, a 46,000sqm multistoried building including all external works and access road. Site is a 6 acre site. Main building built over a 7,000 sqm basement with one suspended slab, includes 5 independent circular structures all interconnected to the central core using suspended walk ways. A Laboratory wing of 10,000 sqm floor area including a separate basement. A total of 9 lift shafts housing panoramic lifts and 12 stair wells. Underground water storage tanks below basement floor bed of a total capacity of 350,000 liters. Above ground but in basement sprinkler tank of 100,000 liters. Basement floors finish in power trowel. Offices and common areas finished in polished granito tiles. Total of 4,000 sqm glass curtain walling on separate steel structure forming a double skin in parts of the building. All roof structures constructed using light weight steel roofing systems by ultraspan and covered with Decra roofing tiles to fit curved nature of the towers. Auxiliary buildings and services include a biodigester, transformer room, generator room and gate house. All subcontractors were nominated however under our supervision and in contract with us.

Project Description

Client : The Ministry of Energy
Value : over Kshs 1.7 billion
Role In Contract : Prime Contractor
Other Charasteristics : N/A
Status : Complete
Built Up Area : 46,000 m2